A major two-part festival to celebrate Brian Friel, Ireland’s greatest modern playwright, with performances, talks, discussions, music, dance and good food will take place in Belfast and County Donegal between… 1,123 more words
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Dancing at Lughnasa 26 Aug – 27 Sept
We’re delighted to start rehearsals today for Brian Friel’s #DancingatLughnasa, directed by Annabelle Comyn which will run on the Danske Bank stage from 26 August – 27 September. 151 more words
An annual festival celebrating playwright Brian Friel is being launched this summer in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 172 more words
Middle Earth, Narnia, and Wessex are all examples of exotic, or parallel-world settings created by novelists to base their stories in. Novelists have always created these imaginary worlds for their own purposes. 1,219 more words
This article originally appeared in the University Observer in February, before the writer accepted the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature.
As Éilis Ní Dhuibhne prepares to accept the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature, Patrick Kelleher sits down with the writer to discuss the Irish language, feminism, and her beginnings in UCD… 1,025 more words